Online-Only Auction, 12 - 19 October 2020About the Session
Emerging Painting Invitational Prize (EPI) is an international art platform developed by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) to support and recognise the excellence of emerging painters living and working on the continent.
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About this Item
After finishing his O- level, Mwangi pursued an art course at Buruburu Institute of Fine Arts- Nairobi, before joining Brush Tu Art Studio, where he currently works.
His work explores the big themes in life - in internal conflicts and drama around birth, identity, death, choices, relationships, feelings of numbness and fear. He approaches these themes through different mediums: painting, drawings and video, where by he shows torture/struggle on his figures using the wet cloth over the head in the water boarding and the decaying of the figures; A self-survival thing bringing a sense of uncertainty and that of being hunted. Lincoln has been exhibiting in Kenya and internationally. Recent exhibitions include 2019: A GLIMPSE OF EAST AFRICA - Lagos,Nigeria, 2020: ART INHIBITION - Gravitart gallery,Nairobi,Kenya, 2018: “AFRICA AND OTHER 54 COUNTRIES:FOCUS ON KENYA” - Alserkal Avenue,Dubai, 2018: PYENGA,Brush Tu art - Nairobi,Kenya
This lot is featured as one of the finalists for the Emerging Painting Invitational Prize (EPI). This is an international art platform developed by the Emerging African Art Galleries Association (EAAGA) to support and recognise the excellence of emerging painters living and working on the continent.